Minnesota teen, 19, who wasn’t wearing a helmet, dies after skiing into a tree
・Bethany Becker, 19, of Corcoran, Minnesota, was skiing at Coffee Mill Ski Area
・The teenager, who was a novice skiier, was finishing a run on an advanced slope
・Police said after failing to make a turn toward the bottom, she crashed into a tree
・Becker died while emergency crews were transporting her to a hospital
・Authorities said Becker wasn’t wearing a helmet during the accident, which occurred around 5.30pm on Saturday
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I’ve never driven a car before – I’m a complete novice.
This plant can be difficult for novice gardeners to grow.
I’m just a novice at making videos.
Climbing in the Himalayas is not for novices.
A 19-year-old girl died following a skiing accident in Minnesota.
Authorities say Bethany Becker, of Corcoran, was finishing a run on an advanced ski slope when she hit a tree.
According to KTTC-TV, Becker, who was a novice skier, failed to make a turn toward the bottom of the slope when she crashed.
Becker was airlifted out of the ski resort before being transferred to an ambulance crew to transport her to Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys. The teenager died while en route to the hospital.
According to Wabasha Police Chief Joe Stark, the accident occurred around 5.30pm on Saturday at Coffee Mill Ski Area.
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Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to take people or things into or away from a place by aircraft, especially in a dangerous situation “というふうに記載されていますね。
The injured climber has been airlifted to hospital.
Over 10,000 refugees were airlifted out of the region.
They airlifted food and supplies to people stranded on the snow-covered mountains.
en route (adverb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” on the way to or from somewhere: “ と記載されていますね。
We happened to be passing through London en route to Germany.
I stopped en route (to the party) and got some wine.
The bomb exploded while the plane was en route from Paris to Tokyo.
The ambulance is en route to the hospital.
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It is unclear exactly what trail Becker was on or how recently she had begun skiing, but the teenager had been trying her hand at a downhill run on one of the more advanced trails when the crash occurred.
When Becker hit the tree, she was reportedly not wearing a helmet, according to KTTC-TV. Additionally, the sun had set at 5.01pm.
Coffee Mill Ski Area is a community-owned hill, and one of those involved in its operation said ‘safety first’ is the top priority but it’s hard to control the people on the slopes, which are said to be the steepest runs south of Duluth, Minnesota.
try your hand at something (phrase)
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I’ve always wanted to try my hand at writing a novel.
He decided to try his hand at knitting and discovered he was good at it.
To set (verb)
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We sat on the beach and watched the sun set.
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‘The ski patrollers do a great job with keeping everyone safe but obviously they cannot watch everyone at every minute,‘ the unnamed community shareholder told the news station.
‘I just wanted to share that if someone is skiing for the first time in their life, and they have no helmet on, then they decide to try a very steep run – you‘re just asking for a serious accident, which is unfortunately what happened.’
Becker had graduated from high school last year and was a cross-country runner, reported the Star Tribune.
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Shareholders will be voting on the proposed merger of the companies next week.
be asking for something (phrasal verb)
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She‘s asking for trouble
Yyou‘re asking for it.
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She’s asking for trouble speaking to people like that.
Anyone who drives while they’re drunk is just asking for it.
最後に、内容が理解でき、新しい単語も知ることができたら、必ずCambridge Dictionaryか、Macmillan Dictionaryで例文を読むようにしてください。そして一番シンプルで、自分が日常使いしときやすそうなもをノートやスマホに書き溜めておいてください。そしてこれを移動中の時などに声に出して覚えることが本当に大事です！（電車では難しいので、僕はよく歩きますw）